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to have stopped. u.s. president barack obama welcomed the news but warned this is not a permanent solution and an enormous cleanup still lies ahead. >> the undersea flow has been stopped for now. after almost three months, there is no sign of oil leaking out. tests are still under way, but hopes are rising the new metal cap can contain the massive pressure and put an end to the worst spill in u.s. history. >> we will do lots of analysis to make sure it looks like everything is as it should be. i think it is going to be several more days. we need to be cautious right now. it is a great site, but it is far from the finish line. >> president obama warned the cap is not a permanent solution. >> even if a shut-in is not possible, this new cap and the additional equipment being placed in the gulf will be able to contain up to 80,000 barrels per day, which should allow us to capture nearly all the will until the well is killed. >> even if the cap does hold, it is a temporary solution. bp has to seal off the lead permanently, and that will not happen until relief wells are complete in august. mill
technology require a new level in the u.s.- israel cooperation. the rockets with better guidance system and greater range are spreading across the region. hamas has a substantial number of rockets in gaza. they all pose a serious danger. these and other threats to israel's civilian population are real and growing. they must be addressed. we are standing shoulder to shoulder with our israeli partners to do so. coming into my current job after eight years with senator clinton, i can attest to hurt deep sense of pride in being a strong voice for israel. i travel to israel with senator clinton in 2005. i join her on her first visit to israel as secretary of state in march of 2009. when it comes to the u.s.-israel relationship, the policy guidance secretary clinton has given me is no different from the guidance she gave me when i worked for her in the senate. in a recent speech, she asked me, coming from this experience of working with her, to make the management of our security relationship with israel preserving israel's military edge among my top priorities. the unique relationship betwee
and adapting our responses to the threats that we're facing. >> does the u.s. integrate the tools of peace building into its statecraft? when do challenges like poverty, disease and climate change become issues of national security? and what role can global institutions and civil society organizations play in supporting government led efforts? next, on great decisions. >> in a democracy, agreement is not essential, but participation is. join us as we discuss today's most critil global issues. join us as we discuss today's most critil global issues. join us for great decisions. [instrumental music] >> great decisions is produced by the foreign policy association, inspiring americans to learn more about the world. funding for great decisions is provided by the carnegie corporation of new york, the starr foundation, shell international, and the european commission. great decisions is produced in association with the university of delaware. >> and now from our studios, here is ralph begleiter. >> welcome to great decisions. i'm ralph begleiter. joining us to discuss peace building and statecra
, creative, and far less prone to panic and collapse. >> the u.s. senate this week approved a sweeping overhaul of the u.s. financial sector. the act introduces a raft of restrictions on banks to curb risk. it seals a mammoth legislative victory for president barack obama. chris dodd, democratic chairman of the senate banking committee praises the land mark reform. >> this is a major undertaking. one that is historic in its proportions that is an attempt to set in place the structure that will allow us to minimize the problems in the future. >> richard shelby, the senior republican on the banking committee thinks differently. >> it creates vast new bureaucracy with little accountability and seriously, i believe underminds the competitiveness of the american economy. >> wall street has been under a cloud of uncertainty for about three years. does the dodd, frank financial overhaul dispel that cloud? >> no, it doesn't, john. they didn't deal with too big to fail. they didn't really get the casinos out of the banks. they got an enormous number of new regulations. the thing is half th
of defense has been concerned for more than a year about the problems that the u.s. has been having in cyberspace, both on dod networks, but also on critical infrastructure, and there's a real fear that some of our foreign opponents had the ability to make attack us through this, to hurt dod and so there's a real interest in making dod better able to operate in cyberspace and this is one of the initiatives that the department is making to do that. >> reporter: u.s. intelligent officials are getting more and more concerned that chinese and russian operatives are surveilling computer systems that control places like this, power plants and other key parts of america's infrastructure. contacted by cnn, an official at the chinese embassy in washington called that notion ridiculous, unwarranted and said in a statement, we want to see no more of such allegations of china targeting u.s. infrastructure through the internet. the nsa's mere involvement is creating dispute. "the wall street journal" which first reported this story says in order to detect possible cyber attacks, the nsa would re
some of the money to groups promoting the bill. it's illegal under the u.s. la for the government to lobby for or against abortion in foreign countries. >> back here at home, the spokesman confirmed that the new federal regulations will require healthcare providers to have technology enabling them to calculate a person body mass index. which is used to determine obesity. b.m.i. is a relationship between height and weight and the stimulus package requires providers to have the height and weight information stored electronically and available on new exchange. new test results are in for the temporary fix of the well cap in the gulf. officials say it's good news, worries still persist over potential leaks. correspondent william la jeunesse is here with an update. good evening. >> since capping the well, they expected increase in pressure from methane. they expected the 2500 pounds per square inch, they got 6700. so while there is no evidence of a leak, there is ambiguity of the finding. what does it mean for the gulf? more uncertainty. >> until it's stopped permanently, i have no tru
, so good, the cat in the zero oil well in the gulf of mexico works. the u.s. and britain criticized the release of the libyan bomber. targeting the faithful, suicide bombers attacked a shia mosque. just three weeks after taking office, roger is new prime minister calls -- australia's new prime minister calls for an election in august. welcome to bbc news. i am juliet dunlop. engineers are now studying the results of pressure test to see along the cat can contain the leak. our correspondent reports. >> is this the moment that the state of bp's oil spill stretched to vanish from the waters of the gulf of mexico? a mile down, this is how it looked last night. the leak was gradually being turned off until the flow was cut to just a wisp of oil and then shut it totally. it is good news, although president obama warned americans to be cautious. >> one of the problems with having this camera down there is that, when the oil stops gushing, everybody feels like we're done and we are not. scientists are doing a number of test. they want to make sure that, by putting this cap on, the oil is no
: earthquake expert mike blanpied with the u.s. geological survey says earthquakes aren't rare in these parts. new york, southern virginia and the carolinas are more probably, but the d.c. region has had a few relatively minor tremors. >> in this area we're probably not going to get the big one right around here. we could get earthquakes big enough to do some damage and certainly there are many parts of the country that could. >> reporter: no one was injured and there was no damage reported, but people sure are talking about it. weighing in on the did you feel it section of the usgs website calling in to fox 5. but some people never even felt the earthquake sleeping through it, only learning about it hours later. >> as far as i'm concerned it did not happen. >> reporter: nothing except a little rattling and rolling has got folks talking over dinner about the day the earth around the d.c. area shook. >> it was significant. i mean, i hope i never feel that again. >> reporter: the few earthquakes that have happened here have been in the 2.5 range. they haven't been severe to cause much damage. >
respond to countries, iran, north korea, anyby else, you ask why the u.s. and russia have access to nuclear weapons? and until and unless they get rid of theirs, if we have the capacity ensigns to build our own, why should the u.s. and russia be the only ones with access to nuclear capacity? >> the nonpareil for rationed treaty which was signed in 1968, -- the non-proliferation treaty which was signed in 1968 has three pillars. one is the weapons states will step by step get rid of their weapons. that is the u.s. and other countries that had weapons at that time. second, the countries that signed the treaty that did not have weapons will not develop them, including iran and north korea. third, every country has the right to civil nuclear power. there are three legs on that stole and we'll have to enforce and live up to the obligations of that. -- there are three legs on that stool and we all have to enforce and live up to the obligations of that. you cannot tell people to stop smoking law you are chain- smoking yourself, so this all goes together. everybody has to live up to thei
. the enemy in afghanistan is broadly understood to the be the taliban. they were roaded by the u.s. and the northern alliance at the beginning of the war, only to return in force. from afar the taliban are simply the bad guys. but how they affect afghan society, how to fight them, and who should fight them are subjects worth looking at from close up. which is one thing we try to do on our recent trip into the war zone. we're here at check point 710, which is between kandahar city. and we're here with a third lieutenant part of the afghan civil order police, which is partnered with u.s. forces here to run this check point. lieutenant, thank you very much for your time. >> sure. >> why did you join? >> translator: i joined to serve my country. >> was the training very good? >> translator: it's been good training. the first time he came here. good training. >> are you from southern afghanistan or somewhere else in the country? >> do you think it's good to have police from kabul, from the rest of the country? rather than local police here? >> translator: yeah, he thinks that the police
in the mexico state in juarez was killed a couple of weeks ago. also an american worker in the u.s. consulate office in juarez was killed a couple of weeks ago this is violence that we are seeing up on the border, also spilling across the border. we must see a greater sense of urgency in the response by the united states government. >> greta: get i guess we can did this all night. the worker at the embassy she was with her family at a birthday party recently and she was murdered in her car. i guess some watching can say we have a lot of crime here. for some reason this is stunning inches away from our country that i don't know if it is overstating it by saying there is a war down there or if i'm an alarmist or the federal government is not sufficiently paying attention. >> look at the raw numbers. we can leave out the hyperbole or the words. more lives have been lost because the war with the drug cartels in juarez alone, just a few blocks from the united states of america than lost in the war in afghanistan. over the past couple of years more than 2400 people in juarez alone have been killed
at the language and analyze it. >> thank you, suza >> the appointment to fill the vacant u.s. senate seat of the late west virginia senator robert byrd. president obama on the gulf of mexico oil spill. after that, minority leader talk about their opposition to the democrats' economic policies. later, the state of the u.s. is really a security relationship. -- israeli security relationship. >> tomorrow, the michigan governor's republican primary debate. the candidates are seeking to replace democratic governor who is -- that is at 8:00 tomorrow. >> this weekend, author panels on religion, diversity in publishing, and african-american history. live, all day saturday starting at 11:00. also this week and, at the university -- columbia university professor on his new book. a weekend filled with a non- fiction books on c-span2. >> c-span, our public affairs content is available on television, radio, and online. you can also connect with us on facebook and twitter. sign up for our schedule alerts e-mails at c-span.org. >> we are covering the first of two debates over the weekend between republi
produces goods at a fraction of the price that we can here in the u.s. in part because of the way it values its currency. peter moricci is an economist and professor. you say that we either get china to play fair or we're headed for a depression. >> absolutely. if china doesn't play fair, there's just not a demand for what americans make. businesses need customers and capital. the customer side, there's just not enough demand for what americans make because we spend so much in china. it undervalues its currency by 40% or 50%. either we're going to grow very slowly or we'll tank. but we're not going to recover quickly enough to get unemployment below 9%. >> for another take, let's turn to richard quest host of cnn quest means business. last year the trade imbalance was $227 billion. that sounds like a gap we need to close, but china produceses goods a lot more cheaply which means folks like me and everyone else in america get to pay less for things. so what's wrong with that? >> jessica, it's very simple. the day you are prepared to pay more for the t-shirt on your back and the shoes on your
] >> juliet: tonight a deadly fight over the u.s. border make u.s. changing the way they fight the drug war. >> what does it mean? >> 160 miles an hour, my best time. >> its sport dominated by men. now nascar is looking for more women. laura ingle has got what it takes to keep up with the pros. >> juliet: the government is setting a critical deadline for the disaster in the gulf. evaluation of a new cap containing the oil leak will continue outlaw tomorrow. it's not clear what will happen next. the latest decision takes it beyond the 48 trial period that bp capped the oil well. a live look on the gulf floor. we've seen this picture nearly 52 hours, they are saying, quote there is no evidence of ruptures of the pipes or the ocean floor. hundreds of miles away in houston, they are monitoring the data coming in. perhaps the most important piece the pressure on the containment cap. ideal reading is 7500 pounds per square inch or psi. thad allen is saying that number would make no potential for any leaks. right now the psi is in the vicinity of 6745 and climbing. higher the pressure the greater
orleans. >>> the u.s. military bars women from combat units. a congresswoman wants that to change since women are getting shot at anyway. she says the policy acts as a glass ceiling. >> reporter: a california congresswoman said if women were allowed into the infantry and other combat jobs it would open up more promotions and better prepare them for attacks and ambushes they are already facing. >> they don't get enough of that training. they don't get enough of that time. >> reporter: the army says all soldiers deployed to iraq and afghanistan get some combat-specific training such as convoy, live fire exercises. reaction to ambush, weapons training, combat life saver training and other skills. when what is in afghanistan i spoke with someone. >> we do this one drill where we have all our gear on, like a full combat load. we do a whole bunch of pushups and sprint and try to shoot so we understand what it's like to shoot under pressure. >> in the civilian world there is a reason human resource supervisors don't become ceos but sales executives do. they are directly involved in what that b
last monday. swiss officials refused to report him to the u.s. where he's wanted for a 1977 child sex case. still ahead on tonight's "cbs evening news," the military changes tactics in its fight against suicide. a completely blocked artery, >> glor: officials in afghanistan today reported the death of five nato soldiers, including two americans, one killed by a road siem bomb in eastern afghanistan, the other in the south. a record 60 americans were killed in afghanistan last month. and the military's also grappling with an equally devastating problem, suicide byer service members. >> reporter: june was not only the worst month ever for american combat deaths in afghanistan. it was the worst month ever for suicides in the army. a total of 32 soldiers, both active duty and reserve, took their own lives in those 30 days. so far this year 145 soldiers have committed suicide compared with 130 during first six months of last year, which at the time was the worst on record. in an attempt to reverse the trend, the army released a suicide prevention video in which specialist joseph saunders,
has been pushed back to july 21st. >>> the u.s. army released the name of a soldier from napa who was killed wednesday in afghanistan. chase stanley was one of several soldiers that died. >>> lawmakers in sacramento have passed and the governor has already signed into law a law that will make bart supervisors more responsible. >> reporter: greater trans transparency was used in describing the new law. >> doing nothing was not an option. >> reporter: the new law authored by sandra swanson and signed by governor arnold schwarzenegger appoints an independent auditor. it also creates an 11 member citizen review board to recommend disciplinary action. >> this is a new page in bart's history. >> reporter: the new law is the latest change at bart is the shooting death of oscar grant the iii by mehserle about a year and a half ago. >> things that go wrong prior to this, the bart police department did it themselves. it was our own internal affairs. after january of 2009, that had to stop. >> it gives us another place to go, they look at our training, they look at our policy. they look at
the crisis of violence on the u.s./mexico border reaching a tipping point. car bombs are becoming the weapon of choice. >>> another u.s. governor sent the national guard. it wasn't the way their week as summer camp was supposed to end. what happened on this busy kansas interstate sending dozens of children flying through a bus and holding on for dear life. >>> she have got pregnant in high school and her mom became a political star. posed nude. now they're back together. "us weekly" broke the story and we'll hear from an editor tonight. >>> it is day 89 of the gulf oil disaster and day two of zero oil gushing into the gulf. bp's integrity test of its new cap is now passed the 48-hour mark and will go on a while longer. david mattingly joins us from new orleans. david, why the extension of this testing period? >> reporter: well, that's just another evidence of all the caution that we're seeing throughout this entire process. 48 hours have gone by. there was no sign of any oil leaking as the pressure slowly continues to build up inside that well. everything acting just as they wanted to see. b
promes appropriations and confirmation hearings to get them to enforce u.s. code. >> next question directed toward john mccain. allen greenspan said there is reason not to extend the bush tax cut, but favor them, even as we face the growing seff sit. >> i respect allen greenspan but he was in charge when this meltdown occurred and obviously has great responsibility for it. we can't raise taxes at this time. tax increases will hurt our economy even more. whether i voted against the bush tax cuts in 2001 because i predicted that spending had to be brought under control, and it was not. we worked from tax cuts and benefits. i voted for tax cuts, but i didn't want to go from spluss to deficit. with you -- but we are in tage. but we are in danger. we are in danger of, at best, a very slow recovery. people are hurting. we need to have our taxes kept low. we need to cut corporate taxes, and we need to give social security tax and other payroll taxes -- taxes need to be held off until we can get the e-mail businesses back in business -- get the small business yes -- businesses back in busi
county -- council. >> from the u.s. second circuit court of appeals decision this week, we now hold that the fcc's policy on indecency violates the first amendment, because it is unconstitutionally vague, creating a chilling effect that goes far beyond the fleeting expletives at issue here. carter phillips, you were the lawyer for fox television station. what is the net effect of this decision on in decency? >> i think it takes the law, essentially, back to pacifica, where the supreme court said -- the carline decision -- what it basically says is you should be looking for that shock treatment, repeat statements, as a basis on which to enforced indecency. the second circuit would not have the authority to overrule what the supreme court has said. from that point forward, what the second circuit says is that what the commission has done is so vague and incomprehensible that it is not a basis on which the first amendment will allow you to enforce the decency -- the indecency standards. >> what other decisions have been made since that case -- that is of the case? >> on the question of
're here to make news today on behalf of the 22.6 million people in the u.s. who suffer from substance use disorders. and that news is a message of hope and confidence in treatment and recovery. the thing that is so exciting about the family concept is a very interesting and sitting listening; there had been three different statistics used as far as how many alcoholics there are in the country. i've always used to figure 20 million. either side of that is ok. but if you figure an average family of four, you're talking about a 100 million people in the united states of america are affected by alcoholic behavior. i applaud and thank the volunteers who have worked hard to promote national alcohol and drug recovery month. a month is a celebration. a month amplifies our dedication to assisting our loved ones, our neighbors, and our friends who have recovered. but we all know that it takes 12 months of each year to work hard and to promote our dedication to people who are in need. people trapped by drug or alcohol addiction often feel like there's no hope, no way out. but for every lock there's
to the development phase this year to launch of probe on schedule. >>> the u.s. congress has given final approval to the financial regulatory reform, one of the obama key policy goals. the legislation will put in place the most dramatic system since the 1930s. the senate voted 60-39 on thursday. it was passed by the house of representatives of last month. this is to avoid a recurrence of the financial crisis. it includes an oversight of the banks and authorities. they also create a new federal agency to protect thefinancial . the bill also imposes limits on financial institutions and dealing with high-risk products. >> good afternoon. the united states congress has now passed a wall street reform bill that will bring greater economic security to families and businesses across the country. we can't afford another financial crisis just as we're digging out from the last one. >> obama is expected to sign the bill into law next week. the bill, however, has incorporated some of the financial industry's demands. banks are still limited in investments in hedge funds despite calls for a total ban. it als
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! the eldercare locator is a free public service of the u.s. administration on aging. >>> search teams have called off every commission at a collapsed parking garage in hackensack, new jersey. they have determined nobody was trapped when it collapsed yesterday. >> i am happy to report that after all of our rescue efforts up to this point, including the vehicles we expected had victims, we have not found any at this point. >> the parking garage was attached to a high-rise condo building and may be up to a week before people are allowed to return to the condo as they tried to determine if the condo is safe. >>> 9 people went to the hospital today in kansas, one shot critically injured in the school bus crash. it was returning from a camp when it rolled off the highway. no other vehicles were involved in the accident. >>> up next, is there a break from the heat? meteorologist steve rudin has the latest. and flames engulfed a port after an oil pipeline explodes. meet pnc virtual wallet. it comes with a calendar that shows you all your finances at once. it lets you know when your money's going out. and
an end to these threats -- a two-state solution. u.s. support for security is much more than a simple act. we are committed to their security because it enhances our own security. we cannot entrust israel's future to the status quo. we will continue to support our words with concrete actions. the relationship is too important to be anything less than a top priority. our commitment to the military edge has never been greater. under the leadership of president obama, our relationship will always receive the time and focus it deserves. thank you for your time and attention. [applause] >> thank you. it is a pleasure to see you here in your new position. it makes me feel very old. [inaudible] i don't think anybody would it met you referenced twice the tough decisions israel will make. that this it sounds like the presumption of your approach is that you make israel a strong in order to take risks of peace. there are others recently who have made the argument that israel is not a strategic asset of the u.s., they call them a liability. all the support we give israel does not take those tough de
in the u.s., and some of the foreign automakers able to thrive, but the unionized companies up in detroit weren't able to thrived. >> brenda: jonas, jonas, hold on, let gary go. >> one of the problems, the wages they dictated to gm and chrysler were almost double what the poor toyota workers were making. >> gary, did they make-- did the union workers invent the aztec and the bomb cars in u.s. >> i agree. >> besides the unions. >> wouldn't you say the big contributing factor is the high labor union costs that the automakers were forced to buckle under to? >> they have high labor costs in germany and the car companies are successful and they have unions in other-- and we're not competing with china and cars, japan and germany have expensive labor rates. >> brenda: i'll give toby the last word or he'll be really mad. >> look it, i say this, we have debated this for about a million years, at the end of the day, the statistics say that the unionized labor force in the united states is unfortunately dying because they've priced themselves out of the market. >> brenda: it only felt like it. than
secret u.s. documents and then transmitting them to the cuban government. the judge today also sentenced meyers' wife to more than five years in prison for helping her husband steal secrets. >>> a virginia man stuck in the middle east can now come home. yahya weheilie says he isn't holding a grudge against the united states. he was held in egypt for months and placed on the no fly list while the f.b.i. conducted an investigation. he drew suspicion for traveling to yemen nearly two years ago. he went there he says to study arabic. the u.s. considers yemen a safe haven for terrorists. >>> a new report with frightening details about a possible attack on new york city. shawn yancy is everywhere at 11:00. >>> this new intelligence report raises questions about whether new york city was a target in another plot last christmas. the same day as the failed bombing on the detroit bound plane. the document says the final target of that attack is not clear by extremists allegedly had a detailed plan and discussed restaurants and nightclubs in new york city. >>> so far so good in the gulf. the new co
orleans. >>> fascinating story. now to another big topic on the minds of a lot of people -- the u.s. economy. consumer confidence plunged to the lowest levels we have seen in almost a year according to new numbers out today. the stock market went down along with it. the dow lost more than 261 points on this single day of trading. cnbc's senior economic reporter steve liesman is with us. steve, it's been a while since we spoke last. as you know, these figures that are coming out lend fuel and credence to the fear that we are going to have what's called the double dip recession. you're coming up near a recovery only to fall down again. how real is it? >> i think the fear is very real right now on the street. not a lot of optimism on the economy, although most economists, including those at the federal reserve, say that's probably not what's going to happen. although looking at the consumer sentiment numbers today, it was the eighth biggest drop we have had. the kind of drop we have seen for example around 9/11 and consumer pessimism rose and also the financial crash back in october. s
because it feared tehran found out they were sharing nuclear secrets with the u.s. he maintains he was kidnapped by the cia and brought to the u.s. against his will. they say he was a voluntary informant and paid $5 million for his information on iran's nuclear program. greg miller is a national security reporter with the "washington post" and joins us now. greg, you've done great reporting on this, thanks so much for joining us. first of all, was he evacuated from iran? or was he drugged and abducted as he claims? >> well, you've got two utterly conflicting accounts here, right? and u.s. officials insist he wasn't abducted. that he was brought out largely because they were recommending that he needed to get out because he'd been discovered in iran. his story he's telling in iran is -- it's gaining a lot of traction in the middle east and it probably will be paid close attention to there. but u.s. officials say it's just not true. >> what's the big concern for a lot of the national security officials and intelligence officials that you spoke with now that he has returned that sourc
secrets with the u.s. he said he was brought to america against his will. they deny amiri's version of events and say he was a cooperative informant paid $5 million for information on iran's nuclear program. greg miller is national security reporter with the "washington post" and joins us now. this is such a cloak and dagger story. it could be a hollywood movie. the cia says they whis beinged him out. he said he was drugged and kidnapped. do we know what happened? >> this is high profile spat between the cia and one of the primary sources in iran. you have totally conflicting accounts from both sides and u.s. officials insist he was brought out for his own good after if became clear he may have been exposed inside iran and might be dangerous for him to stay there. >> did we get good information from him? >> everyone says there was good information from the source, he provided significant information about a number of nuclear facilities inside iran. as well as confirming information that they had gotten from other sources. nobody describes him as the key to the kingdom, somebody who
that drug cartel has used that tactic against police. julie has the details. >> in just a few minutes ago, u.s. authorities with reaction to the car bombing in mexico. customs and border protection telling us, quote, windchill we remain vigilant all ports of entry are operational. we have lines of communication with our law enforcement partners. its shared goal to present a united front against violence to keep borders safe and secure. car bombing was deadly but it was a well planned and brazen trap right in front after police headquarters. it appears to be a drug cartel in mexico used a car bomb against police. cold blooded attack was captured on video. it shows the moment the bomb went off in the busy intersection in the border city of juarez. they were lured by a phone call that a police officer was down. it shows paramedics helping the wounded man on the street. that is the moment when a parked car explodes and the video gets shaky. the photographer was badly injured. wounded man on the ground he was wearing a fake uniform. he died in the blast. police believe the car bombing was the top l
a consultant to u.s. domestic oil companies and foreign oil companies. in environmental and safety matters. i will say that american companies run to a higher standard on environmental and higher standard on safety. that is a fact because i have worked for both of them. this whole thing should not have happened in the first place, but there are thousands and thousands of oil rigs operating in the gulf safely and without problems. it is completely inappropriate for an experience and on educated government official to come in and of -- and presumably to have all the answers because they don't. the biggest problem is that there is high regulation but for the most part the regulators don't understand what they are looking at and don't know what they are doing. i have been there, done that, seen that, and i shake my head at out incompetents the government regulators are. that is what i have to say. host: the lead story in "the los angeles times" -- it goes on and you can reap more in ""the los angeles times." are democrats line is next. caller: one of the things i would like to see is get somebody
that was a mistake, and the u.s. senate wants to investigate. but questions on everyone's mind was bp involved behind the scenes? >>> and later, the big problem with the iphone 4. is antenna-gate a chink in the armor of the mighty steve jobs? we have a lot to get to tonight, but we begin with our number one story, which of course is oil. the watch word today is cautious optimism. >> day 88. the pressure is on. can the cap hold back the oil? so far so good. but the president says don't forget, there is still a huge cleanup to do. >> tonight the prognosis is being described as muted optimism. >> there is still some concern that the pressure levels are not where they should be. >> just a short time ago, retired a mirell thad allen said the pressure. to the left is trouble. much further to the right would be ideal. >> so what are those pressure readings telling us? is there cause for concern there? that's why we have david mattingly. he want to bring him in here now. he has been following this for us all day long. he is live tonight in new orleans. david, thanks for being with us. i know you had a little
gusts reached 40 miles an hour plus at times. unfair was how u.s. open champ described it. of course, he kind of liked it, since he played in the morning session and missed most of the afternoon hole. the winds died down today. call it playable. except for tiger woods. hey mr. woods. where is that other putter on the par 4, 13. tiger push it is to the right. if you could hear that, you would be bleeping it out. add that to his double bogey, and the wheels were coming off the wagon. woods here on the road hole. he finished at 3 under. 1 over for the day. shot of the day, check out miguel playing it off the rocks and on to the green. you got to do that in the open championship. he finished minus 3. everybody is following lui for the birdie on 16 and he drains it. he leaves paul casey by 4. afterwards, the world's number one player may not be for long. tiger trying to be positive. >> my ball is right where i need to have it. i'm hitting the ball really well. controlling all my shots. i'm not getting it in the hole. >> here's the leader board, sort of a two-man show. after that, you need a
to their u.s. products. for example, these strawberry nutri-grain bars purchased in the u.s. are made with red 40. the same strawberry snack in the uk uses paprika extract for color. >> the foods with automatically would be safer for kids. and that's re -- that should be the bottom line. >> reporter: the fda maintains that there there isn't enough data to conclusively link these dyes with hyperactivity in children. a statement on the agency's website says that they reviewed the british study and found it does not substantiate a link between color additives that were tested and behavioral effects. but the family says getting the dyes out of their family's food has made a big difference. >> more focused and has more confidence. his handwriting is -- significantly improved. he can stay on task a lot better. i think the biggest improvement is he feels a lot bert about himself. >> reporter: doreen gentzler, news4. >> there's still a lot of controversy over this issue. the fda maintains the dyes are safe. but some experts still feel the kids who may be predisposed to behavioral problems cou
expected to live another three months. he is still alive. the u.s. has pressed for an investigation into the decision to free him and into allegations that bp lobby for his release. from washington, james reynolds reports. >> here is the problem facing britain and america. al-megrahi is free and not yet dead. the scottish government released him a year ago because the -- doctors said he had three months to live. 11 months have gone by, and he is still alive. al-megrahi is the only man convicted of the bombing of pan am flight 103. 270 people were killed when it exploded over the town of lockerbie. he was jailed for life. which is why his release last year and third so many in britain in america, despite -- angered so many in britain and america. scottish authorities decided to allow him to go home to die in libya. now hillary clinton has spoken to william hague about the growing concern. >> it is an insult to the families of the victims of the bombing of pan am flight 13. legitimate concerns were raised about the medical information that led to the decision. people of raised -- have
from spain, some of them with the spanish royal armies; other irish influx arrived from the u.s. for the construction of railroads used to transport sugar cane to the sugar plantations. that was at the end of the 19th century. and then at the beginning of the 20th century, we're talking 1902, 1910, before odono that i mentioned before, this man who gave his name to -- he was very proud of this lighthouse. the cubans offer hospitality to general alexander alejandro o'reilly. he rose through the ranks of the spanish army. the spanish sent alexander o'reilly to cuba to form a militia. he was appointed governor of louisiana and head of the army later on. he arrived in august, 1769, and took formal possession of louisiana for spain. think of new orleans and cuba, in particular havana, governors there were also in cuba so there was all this traveling from one city to another because later when i got my ph.d. from tulaine university and i went to the irish channel. it's interesting, the irish history connected with new orleans. so the o'reilly family has been in louisiana for centuries
get to be the democratic candidate for a u.s. senate seat, but he'll be having his first major speech as the candidate for u.s. is that the. why is there so much interest in alvin greene? >> you said it right there. he surprised everybody back on june 8th when he won the primary if senate. it was a race that was overshadowed by the governor's race there. not many people in the media or voters paid attentio alvin greene won without campaigning, running a commercial. it was just a fascinating story, first time candidate -- >> or even really having money. >> exactly. he needed $10,000 to apply. the state investigated where he got the money. they found no wrote doing, so no charges. now tomorrow he'll speak for the first time. he's got an event where he lives, he'll be speaking to the naacp. he'll talk about jobs, education and justice, which he says are the core issues on his campaign. i tell you, this story continues to surprise us all. >> it's fascinating. that's why we love politics. >> always another twist. >> all right, paul, thanks so much. >>> something else some of us have come t
enabled me to detect the information from my viewpoint. the u.s. and its nato allies are too powerful states with authority and prestige, who failed to exercise the right of veto in this. they want to find a formula to save [unintelligible] the could have continued -- my main purpose was to warn the international public of what was developing. i have done so partly watching what was happening -- the political leaders that i watched for many long years facing the blockade and unspeakable crimes. i am not doing it for revenge. i do not hesitate to take the risk of compromising my modest moral authority. i will continue writing reflections on the subject. we will continue delving into the issue. the deadly weapons that -- i have greatly enjoyed the final matches of the football world cup and the volleyball matches with our brave team which is leading its group in the world team. fidel castro, july 11, 2010. this was a reflection written by you. i think that these summaries and talks and i thank you for your appearance. i know that you -- i think that team was a surprise and a joy to meet
a decade after escaping prison he faces money laundering, kidnapping and murder. >>> u.s. former al-qaeda-linked cleric allegedly response for for the countries mall bombing has been added to a black list. the obama administration slapped him with sanctions to freezing his bank accounts and cutting off his financial support. he's thought to be hiding in yemen. feds placed him on a secret list of targets to be captured or killed. >> >> rick: in iran police arresting 40 after a deadly bombing in a mosque, killing at least 27, injuring hundreds of worshippers too. sunni rebel group says it carried out the bombings. thousands of mourners taking to the streets as funerals were held for all the victims. iran blaming the u.s. for the bombing in an effort to weaken the government there. president obama publicly condemning the bombing. >>> new arrests in the deadly bombings in uganda. police arresting 20 suspects who they say are connected with an al-qaeda-linked terror group which claimed responsibility. the bomb went off sunday killing 76 as they watched the world cup final on television,
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% of the hydrocarbons flowing from the well so we can determine the actual flow rate once and for all. under u.s. law, bp would be fined up to $4,300 per barrel per day if gross negligence is proven. meaning bp's bill on day 86, using the government's highest estimates, could total more than $22 billion. and bp has been vastly underestimating the size of the spill for months now. at first by a factor of 60. and there's some suspicion that bp may never want an accurate number of that tally ever to surface. ron. >> matt, nearly $22 billion, that is a staggering amount of money. >> reporter: yes, it is, and that doesn't mention the claims from fishermen to stockholders and of course the cleanup. bp has shelled out $3.5 billion so far and more. we're learning that work on the cleanup could continue here for years, ron. >> it could go a lot higher than that $22 billion. thank you, matt gutman. >>> the oil may not be flowing, but there's still a lot of activity going on above the wellhead. reporter ted oberg was on the water today. >> reporter: ron, as the well testing closed in and surpassed the 48-hour m
. the taiwanese-owned tanker over 1,000 feet long sailed to the u.s. from portugal, testing on the vessel found at the amount of oil collected was not enough to warrant using it. federal coordinator commented on the decision saying in part, this is a quote. "while it's impressive, awhale is not suited to the needs of the response." we appreciate the ingenuity of the team to make the system work." for now, the underwater oil gusher is cap and the seal is sealed. but regardless of what happens, damage will impact others for years to come. i want to walk over here now and take a walk down the beach with the mayor of orange beach, alabama. he's a guy who knows a lot about the situation. his name is tony kinnen. tony and i are going to take a walk down the beach to talk about the situation. >> thank you for being here. >> we'll go this way. walk with me. tell me first of all about the situation. let's talk about the situation. how is it? >> we're giddy around town now that the well is capped. we feel good about that. a weight off our shoulders to some degree. but we are still a little concerned. i'm
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